World Cup Ball Chemistry Quiz

  • DOI: 10.1002/chemv.201800130
  • Author: ChemViews Magazine
  • Published Date: 14 June 2018
  • Copyright: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
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Test your knowledge of the World Cup ball

 

Footballquiz1

 

  1. They are thermally molded
  2. They are glued
  3. They are stitched

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Answer 1

 

 

Football Quiz 2

 

  1. Because the chemicals used in the tanning process of leather are not environmentally friendly
  2. Because leather looks old-fashionde
  3. Because leather tends to absorb water

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Answer 3

 

 

Football Quiz 3

 

  1. Circumfence, sphericity, rebound, weight, loss of pressure, shape and size retention, design
  2. Circumfence, sphericity, rebound, water absorption, weight, loss of pressure, shape and size retention, flight characteristics
  3. Circumfence, sphericity, rebound, water absorption, weight, loss of pressure, shape, and size retention

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Answer 3

 

 

Football Quiz 4

 

  1. It does not allow the ball to have same angle re-bound characteristics
  2. It does not allow the ball to bounce properly
  3. It does not provide the best air retention

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Answer 3

 

 

Football Quiz 5

 

  1. The bladder of the ball is fillded with ozone-free air
  2. The ball contains an near-field communication (NFC) chip
  3. The ball i smade from rubber with bio-based ethylene

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Answer 3

NFC chip: When the ball is tapped by a smartphone, it shows users personalized content. This feature is designed for consumer use and not World Cup matches.

 


Also of Interest

 

Wold Cup Ball 2018 TristarThe Science of FootballChemistry of Brazuca, the 2014 World Cup FootballThe Science of Football

 

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